The newest version of Jane Eyre opens this weekend. I can hardly wait.
Although I'm sure to watch pretty much anything Gothic, English, or involving the names Bronte or Austen, this new Jane is supposed to be even darker than previous versions, verging on a thriller. This is so natural for the book, which is intensely thrilling in its own right.
Michael Fassbender plays Mr. Rochester, here with Imogen Poots as Blanche Ingram.
Mia Wasikowska plays poor Jane. She has no idea what's in store - but lurking around corners is always a good start.
The movie poster may be one of my favorites ever:
(all images copyright Focus Features)